Developers: Don't stop believing in Silverlight

Bob Muglia's poor PR prompts a post-PDC pledge

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It was Microsoft's Professional Developer's Conference last week. What conclusions should enterprise developers draw? What about the future of Silverlight vs. HTML5? Let's dig deeper, in The Long View....

Bob Muglia, Microsoft's Server and Tool Business chief, confused almost everybody, with his quotes on Mary Jo Foley's blog. He seemed to be de-emphasizing Silverlight as a development platform. This and the paucity of Silverlight-related conference content caused some inescapable conclusions.

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